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OSPE working to welcome next generation of women engineers with open arms

The number of women working in engineering over the last decade has increased by only 2% in Ontario. Groups across the province are calling for action.
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Chemical feed flowmeters must be extremely accurate

An over- or underdose of chemical can adversely affect treated water quality and can lead to wasted chemicals, which also has a financial impact. Accurately monitoring the amount of chemical being dosed into the system is crucial to ensuring effective water treatment.
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Harbour expansion project created numerous environmental challenges

The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project has been in the works for years. By deepening the 14-metre-wide river channel by 1.5 metres, ships will be...
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Products & Services Showcase – 4th Edition

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Hydro excavation waste slurries should no longer be a worry

Hydro excavation, also known as daylighting, trenchless digging, and non-destructive digging results in slurry, made up of 60% water and 40% solids. This type of byproduct is difficult and expensive to deal with, especially if the intention is to dump it at a landfill site, due to its solid/liquid state and weight.
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Products & Services Showcase – 3rd Edition

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Drinking water source protection in Ontario 20 years after Walkerton

Local committees were established to bring about actions to protect sources of municipal residential drinking water systems across Ontario. They developed source protection plan policies using scientific data, including soil type, watershed time of travel of contaminants, depth of aquifer, etc., to delineate drinking water vulnerable areas.
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Private side standards for sanitary and stormwater sewer infrastructure are woefully inadequate

Unacceptable amounts of inflow and infiltration (I/I) in new construction have been identified as a significant issue, particularly with the advent of more frequent and more intense rainfall events.
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With many water professionals set to retire, Canadian schools work to prepare a new...

By David Nesseth It was 2016 when the Ontario Clean Water Agency felt the true extent of a serious long-term issue that it knew loomed...
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Increasing U.S. wetlands by 10% would double nitrogen removal, study finds

New computer modeling analysis suggests that prioritizing wetland restoration close to heavily farmed areas may remove up to 40 times more nitrogen than the...
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